Business

In the digital era, so much of your business is done online. We have created a huge library of articles that center around every digital aspect of running your business. From setting and achieving online goals to what goes on the about us page of your website, we have lots of great tips and tricks to help you make your business website work for you. Got a question? Just ask. We’re happy to answer your questions and give you direction.

website redesign

Website redesign questions and answers

The majority of clients who come to us for website design services aren't actually looking for a brand new website. Most of them already have a website that is old,...
custom wordpress design service

What to expect with a custom WordPress design service

When it comes to websites, there are a lot of options. Typically what we offer to our clients is custom WordPress design service. But what does that mean really? How...
Increase Conversion Rate

Tips for Increasing Conversions

Many business owners feel like if they have a web presence, that's all that matters. People will see the website, call or come in, and that's all there is to...
web design services

How to choose the best web design company

When we started working on the web in 2006, the vast majority of companies offering web design services had a brick and mortar office, usually also offered print design and...
small business website design

What does a small business website need?

As a small business ourselves, we understand what every small business website design needs.  You're online presence is more important today than ever before. Not everyone knows that, though. We...
How Writer's should showcase their clips on their website

How writers should showcase clips on websites

We do a lot of websites for writers here. These are some of my favorite types of sites to work on. After so many years and so many writer sites,...
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Should you use instagram for your business?

When I talk to business owners about their online presence, they all seem to already have or have planned a Facebook presence, but not as many have been thinking about...
Service Areas on Website

The best way to showcase your service areas on your website

If you provide service to customers away from a brick and mortar store, then it's possible that you need to showcase your service areas on your website, so those who...
Secrets of Website Success

Secrets of a Successful Website

Have you ever watched the show Flip or Flop on HGTV? The show has two professional house flippers who make a living finding homes, buying them quickly, rehabbing them, and...
Sumy Sisters

Hiring a small team for your WordPress website

When it comes to website design and development, there are a lot of choices. There are huge companies with lots of employees, big offices and big fees. Then on the...
10 Ways Your Website is Driving Your Clients Away

10 ways your website is driving away customers

A lot of people think that if they build a website, they'll magically get more customers. This is not true, particularly if you make mistakes that drive people away from...
What does a pro do that I can't do myself?

What can a professional web design company do that I can’t?

In the modern era of website builders, literally anyone can spin up a website in a day and have a new website that's live for the world to see. I...
Perfect is the Enemy of Done

Website Content: Perfect is the enemy of done

Believe it not, the biggest delays we experience when completing a website results from website owners struggling with content. Everyone wants to showcase their business, their products, their services in...
DIY Website

The Biggest Mistakes of DIY Websites

These days, it's easy to get a website online. You can go to any one of the big DIY builder programs and click and create a new website. What's not...
More important than a business card

A Website is More Important Than A Business Card

We are a company that offers many different solutions outside of just web design services. We can do a lot of things to go with it, like custom logo design,...
Automation for Business

Automation Saves you Time and Money

I have a secret. I am addicted to automation. I love making connections. One of my favorite past times is perusing Zapier to find more ways to connect my various...
Conversion Killers

If you build it, they won’t necessarily come

One of the biggest misstatements when it comes to websites is that if you build it, they will come. So many times I've seen a website launch and the owner...
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Plan your social media strategy with an editorial calendar

You're busy. You don't have time to login to Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and continuously update your status and engage with your customers. But as a savvy business owner, you know...
Conversion Killers

Common mistakes you can avoid on your business website

One of my favorite hobbies is looking at a website and telling you everything that's wrong with it! It's my super power. So I thought I'd use this platform to...
FB

Should you use a Facebook page for your website?

A lot of small business owners avoid getting a website, due to cost and time and effort involved. Instead, they set up a Facebook page for their business and use...
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The Logo Design Process

If you’ve made the decision to move forward with a custom logo design for your business or organization, then you’ve come to the right place. Sumy Designs can create a...